There are 8 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  52 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to Hayes & Harlington
  2. Take the train from Hayes & Harlington to Slough
  3. Take the train from Slough to Windsor & Eton Central

£8 - £22

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Bus via Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 station  •  1h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Windsor Town Centre, WH Smith 8 / ...

£3 - £72

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Line 4 bus, bus  •  59 min

  1. Take the line 4 bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Slough Bus Station 4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Slough Bus Station to Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church 8 / ...

£6 - £27

Bus  •  1h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal 703 / ...

£3 - £10

Line 8 bus  •  1h 17m

  1. Take the line 8 bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Windsor Town Centre, WH Smith 8

£14

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle 12.2 miles

£30 - £40

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle 12.2 miles

£2 - £4

Towncar  •  15 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to Windsor Castle 12.2 miles

£60 - £85

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Central Bus Station station and arriving at Windsor Town Centre, WH Smith. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 and arriving at Windsor & Eton Central via Hayes & Harlington and Slough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 52 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Windsor Castle is 7 miles. The road distance is 12.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle without a car is to train which takes 52 min and costs £8 - £23.

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It takes approximately 52 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle bus services, operated by First in Berkshire & The Thames Valley, depart from Heathrow Central Bus Station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle train services, operated by TfL Rail, depart from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle is to train which takes 52 min and costs £8 - £23. Alternatively, you can line 4 bus and bus, which costs £6 - £28 and takes 59 min.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle.
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  • Distance: 6.6 miles
  • Duration: 52 min

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Windsor Castle, Windsor and Maidenhead, England?

You can take a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle via Hayes & Harlington, Slough, and Windsor & Eton Central in around 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle via Slough Bus Station and Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church in around 59 min.

Train operators
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
TfL Rail
Train from Hayes & Harlington to Slough
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
TfL Rail
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Hayes & Harlington to Slough
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £11
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£5 - £7
Anytime Day 1st Class
£8 - £11
Train from Slough to Windsor & Eton Central
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £8
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£3 - £5
Anytime Day 1st Class
£5 - £8
Bus operators
First in Berkshire & The Thames Valley
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Slough Bus Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6
Website
First in Berkshire & The Thames Valley
Bus from Slough Bus Station to Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£22
Website
First in Berkshire & The Thames Valley
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Windsor Town Centre, WH Smith
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£14
Website
First in Berkshire & The Thames Valley
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Windsor Town Centre, WH Smith
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£69
Website
First in Berkshire & The Thames Valley
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Slough Bus Station to Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Green Line
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Green Line
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Green Line
Reading Buses
Phone
0118 959 4000
Email
customerservices@reading-buses.co.uk
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Slough Bus Station to Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Reading Buses
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£2
Website
Reading Buses
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£2
Website
Reading Buses
Other operators
Taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
Majestic Cars UK Limited
Phone
+44 207 1276 550
Website
majestictaxis.com
Hounslow Minicab
Phone
+44 208 577 1111
Website
hounslowminicab.co.uk
Heathrow Taxis
Phone
+44 20 3475 8961
Website
taxi-from-heathrow-airport.co.uk
Airport Taxis & Transfers
Phone
+44 7808 789 089
Jayride
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Windsor Castle
Estimated price
£60 - £85

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle bus services, operated by First in Berkshire & The Thames Valley, arrive at Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Windsor & Eton Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle is 12 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle.

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